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updated Tue. June 7, 2022

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However, these sanctions have condemned many ordinary men and women to their graves due to the unintended consequences which include Dr Kadia's experience when he tried to fundraise money for the mentally ill in Zimbabwean prisons. Dr Kidia's unique commitment to mental health in Zimbabwe is ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has granted amnesty to Yvonne Musarurwa, one of the three MDC-T activists serving a 20-year jail term for killing Harare ... MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday confirmed that Musarurwa was set to be released from Chikurubi Female Prison under a presidential ...
In his latest application, Kereke told the court that the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has, taking into account his exemplary behaviour, reclassified him from the D Class and he now qualifies to be admitted to Connemara Open Prison. “That entitles him to occasionally be with his family ...
For hitting his in-laws, Mutsvedu was slapped with a $100 fine, failure of which he will spend 30 days in jail. For assaulting his wife, Christine Mutsvedu (28), he was fined $100 and two months in prison, which were wholly suspended on condition that he does not commit the same offence in the next five ...
Former mercenary Simon Mann who spent seven years in Zimbabwe maximum security Chikurubi prison after a failed coup in Equatorial New Guinea reveals in a book he wrote in jail that many days 20 men die in Chikurubi. He says 5 inmates die per day. Last year in February, ZPCS failed to take ...
Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) Commissioner-General Paradzai Zimondi, confirmed the development yesterday at a handover ... on the backdrop of constant calls by opposition political parties for Mnangagwa to pardon political prisoners, who have been rotting in the country's jails.
Zimbabwean Prisons still suffer from critical resource shortages and over crowding and these problems are acute for prisoners with mental illness, Medecins ... "Putting people in prison because they have a mental health illness detracts from their treatment, alternatives must be created so that patients with ...
“Previously ZPCS [Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services] didn't have clinical psychologists, a psychiatrist or occupational therapists – only nurses ... In 2012, when an MSF team first toured the Unit, Trymore was serving a jail sentence at Chikurubi's Prison Psychiatric unit for killing his father after ...
A stakeholder strategic plan review workshop for the ministry held in Kadoma depicted appalling conditions for prisoners, with Prosecutor General Advocate Ray Goba telling Chief Justice Luke Malaba and other officials that the conditions in prisons are catastrophic. The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional ...
Two inmates at Mutimurefu Prison here had an additional six-year prison term added to the sentences they are serving after they were convicted of sodomy recently. Tobias Tarusarira (21) and Zivanai Mandengu(20) are doing jail time at Mutimurefu Prison for unlawful entry and theft, and attempted rape, ...


 

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